Actinoform or radial clouds as seen by TIROS V. Photograph centered at 7S, 92W.
Temperature inversion in which temperature rises with altitude was prevalent in
this area inhibiting further convection.
Image ID: spac0142, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Western Tropical Pacific Ocean
Photo Date: 1963 Circa
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